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Winners of the 2009 Poetry Competition

Well done to those whose poems were voted into this years book

If you purchase, or have already purchased a book, and wish it signed by Dame Vera Lynn, we are delighted to announce that Dame Vera will be attending our book signing event for our two new books at the Grand Hotel in Brighton on Saturday 27th March 2010. Seats are limited so if you wish to gain entrance please email Helen Hart our publisher by clicking on this link, thank you.

Order both our 2009 books here (discounted)

Order Poems of the Poppies only please click here


1
A. Lawrence Vaincourt  Just A Common Soldier
2
A. R. Lewis All Clear
3
Ajibike Lapite Let History Not Repeat Itself 
4
AlbertForsyth Heavens Gate
5
Alexandrine Info 
6
AlexRoissetter Every Day I Kill
7
Alison Mitchell Somebody Somewhere 
8
Andrew Papworth Beach
9
Andy My Light 
10
Andy Cook The Trench 
11
Ankita Saxena  Lotus  
12
Anne-Marie Spittle Letters Home 
13
Annie We’Ll Meet Again   
14
AnwenHayward He Said
15
Beatrice G. Davis They Call It Victory 
16
Bj Lewis Six Months Later 
17
Brenda Maple Some Mother’S Son 
18
Brian Morton  Tom Hunter  
19
Bryn Strudwick The 11Th Hour 
20
Bzed No More! 
21
Charles Savage Too Many Times 
22
Chris Green Why Do I ......... The Death Of A Fly? 
23
ChristieBowman Dear Brian
24
DavidBean Dear Mr. Read
25
DavidKillelay Grumpy Old Man
26
Dennis Shrubshall Contentment
27
Derek Blackburn Laughter To Tears
28
Duncan Prow Behind The Razor Wire
29
Finn The Gurkhas Betrayed   
30
H.M. Gruendler-Schierloh  War Cries 
31
Holly Kernott  Return To Flanders Fields  
32
JamesTattersall D-Day
33
JanHedger Empty Teacups
34
JeanM.Hendrickson Desert War
35
Jenny Martin Brief Encounter
36
Jim Brosnan  Mekong Delta 1967  
37
John Hawkhead Helmand  
38
John Sinclair  I Am A Warrior 
39
Julia Whitehouse Picking Petals 
40
Kayleigh Carey Scared  
41
Kerry Dainty  Merchant Navy  
42
Len Payne The Common Soldier 
43
Lorraine England  Yesterdays News 
44
Mac Macdonald The Dawn 
45
Mac Macdonald  A Helping Hand
46
Mark Christmas Advice From An Old Warrior
47
Mark Dron  Aftermath
48
Michaela Turner  We’Re So Proud Of You  
49
Miche For My Warrior Poet
50
MichelleWendyD’Costa Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining
51
Nick Taylor I Want To Be A Soldier 
52
Paddy Slevin  The Poetry Reading  
53
Peter D Bruffell I Dreamed A Dream  
54
Peter Southern  Long Lost Tears  
55
Rachael Willis Snapshots Of War 
56
Rob West Uncle Jack 
57
Robert Carson  Life’S Journey  
58
Robert Jenkins Blue
59
Roberta Coelho  White Flowers  
60
Ros Williams  The Patrol  
61
RuthRayment Dear Lord
62
Sally Gardner Marching Song 
63
Sammy The Crowd   
64
Sheila Weekes  Shining Angel  
65
Sophie Meads Innocent Trapped Within The Gaza Strip 
66
Stephen Hill C.  Winter Already Old 
67
Susan Haniford  Not Forgotten 
68
Susan Pullar Ode To A Serving Soldier  
69
The Old Git Roats  Thank You 
70
The Sandman  Nice One Harry 
71
Tom Mcgreevy Shot At Dawn By Default  
72
Vicki Lines  Retired From The 2nd Royal Tank Regiment 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

Front cover of Poems of the Poppies